OSUIA Representative Participation in Summit «Stan...

OSUIA Representative Participation in Summit «Stand Tall for the Rule of Law» (Lviv)



Head of the  International Cooperation Department of the Odesa State University of Internal Affairs, Candidate of Legal Sciences (Ph.D), Associate Professor,  Tetiana Voloshanivska participated "Stand tall for the rule of law" Summit, which was held by the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the Ukrainian Association of International Law from December 8 to 10, 2023 in Lviv.



The Summit was timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the Genocide Convention and the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


The purpose of the summit:


1) reaffirmation commitment to fundamental principles of international law;



2) establishment  partnership relations with the Ukrainian legal community;


3) discussion of the role of international law at this historic inflection point.


The following representatives took part in the "Stand tall for the rule of law" summit: UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, European Union Advisory Mission, Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, European Court of Human Rights,  Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, University of Oxford, University of Minnesota Law School, Yale Law School, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Leiden University, American University Washington College of Law, Ukrainian Catholic University, Georgetown University School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, NYU Abu Dhabi, US Court of International Trade, Association of Reintegration of Crimea, Ukrainian Bar Association, UC Davis School of Law,  Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Southern Illinois University, George Washington University Law School, Polish Academy of Sciences, St. Louis University School of Law, International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine , University of California, Berkeley, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Georgetown Law Center, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, University of Baltimore School of Law, European University Institute,  Global Rights Compliance, Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, Brennan Center for Justice, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School, Center for International Environmental Law, Temple Law School, Boston University School of Law, Schulich School of Law.



Summit was held in the format of plenary meetings and discussion platforms. During active discussions, the participants of the event focused on the following questions: development of a strategy to return  illegally deported Ukrainian children; sovereign immunity of a foreign state in conditions of aggression; the role of sanctions in changing the behavior of the russian federation; responsibility of the state leadership for the crime of aggression; reintegration of liberated territories; filtering, forced transfer of persons and mass arbitrary detentions; law and development in Ukraine; international crimes in the  ecosystem responsibility ; return, post-war migration, inclusion.